Wernick Method Jam Class Taught by Scott Hopkins
Mondays,Mar 23-Apr 20
Voorheesville (near Albany), NY
Old Songs Fall Classes
Early Signup Discount: $10 until Feb 23!
All bluegrass instruments welcome
No jamming experience necessary
You will be jamming the first class!
Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching.
Singing not required, but encouraged and taught.
Easy 2- and 3-chord songs, slow speeds.
Soloing not required! “Faking” solos taught.
Do you qualify? It’s easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro… you can be part of a bluegrass jam.
You must be able to tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords)
The sooner you sign up, the sooner you’ll receive the student study materials for the camp. Click on ‘Tickets’ above.
Scott Hopkins grew up hearing bluegrass recordings in his home. At 15 he took up banjo and also joined the school band on tuba, fully immersing himself in the study of music. Scott received music education degrees from Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and the University of Connecticut, winning the Crane Concerto Competition on tuba. Scott is a school band teacher and has continued to play banjo in bands in New York and Vermont. He currently performs with the Upstate Bluegrass Band and has released an acclaimed banjo recording, using his skills as composer, arranger, producer and engineer.
Monday, Mar. 23 - Monday, Apr. 20
Mon. Mar. 23rd: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Mar. 30th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Apr. 6th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Apr. 13th: 6pm - 9pm
Mon. Apr. 20th: 6pm - 9pm
Old Songs, Inc.
37 S Main St
Voorheesville, New York, 12186